Jason likes the Marathon the Best. “It’s unpredictable!”

Casey McDermontt edges out Danna Herrick to win the 24th Red Flannel 5 mile (Des Moines, Feb 16).  Casey ran a 29:13 and Danna 29:16.  On the men's side Luke Demmel easily claimed victory winning in 25:15. Mason Frank lead early but got nipped by one second as he finished the 3 mile in 14:48.  Winner was Connor Wells, Roosevelt HS grad and now a Drake runner (father Doug has been a longtime photographer of running in Iowa). Red Flannel was held in 12 degree weather with little wind.  630 … [Read more...]

Runablaze: February 11, 2013

Chan Yew Woo continues to be ranked as the best Malaysian road runner.  According to the 2012 Malaysian Athletics Rankings he is #1 in 5000m indoor (15:28.30), #2 in 10km (34:12 split), #1 in half marathon (1:11:49 split) and #1 in marathon (2:25:07).   Chan has been ranked #1 in the marathon for 5 consecutive years starting with his debut in 2007. - - - - - - - - UP & COMING Runner of the Year - Mason Frank The most profilic runner as he ran a race or two every month of the year.  He … [Read more...]